However dubious George W. Bush’s decision to go to war, the swift military victory of the United States and Britain over Saddam Hussein’s forces in Iraq is a good thing. A short war has meant fewer military casualties on both sides as well as fewer civilian deaths. The defeat of Saddam and destruction of the Baath Party is certain to improve the lives of Iraqis, a people who have lived under a vicious police state for thirty years....
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